Top Ten: June 27, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 27, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "It's You I Love" by Fats Domino #8 "Searchin'' " by The Coasters #7 "Sp Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey #6 "Lucille" by Little Richard Support Public Radio! #5 "... Continue Reading →

5 Songs To Lift Your Spirits

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hi folks! It’s Retro Dee with some more great music from The Best Era Ever to brighten your day! When I... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 1, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 1, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Waitin' in School" by Ricky Nelson #9 "Dede Dinah" by Frankie Avalon #8 "Maybe" by The Chantels One Week left to vote Pick your favorites now! #7 "Don't Let Go" by Roy Hamilton #6 "You Are... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 15, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 15, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #8 "Little Darlin'" by The Diamonds #7 "Come Go With Me" by The Del-Vikings #6 "Wonderful!... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1957

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback 1957 special edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Come Go With Me " by The Dell-Vikings #8 "It's Not for Me to Say" by Johnny Mathis #7 "Diana" by Paul... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 19, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 19, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Young Blood" by The Coasters #9 "Next Time You See Me" by Little Junior Parker #8 "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids Did you vote yet? #7 "C.C. Rider" by Chuck Willis #6 "Lucille" by... Continue Reading →

1957 – The Results

The survey for the best songs of 1957 was the closest first-round races in the survey's history.  The top five songs were within a percentage point of each other, and another three songs were close behind.  The Coasters, Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis returned to the top five, with "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 3, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 3, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by Lavern Baker #9 "Little Darlin' " by The Diamonds #8 "Love Letters in the Sand" by Pat Boone  #7 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #6 "Come Go With Me" by The Dell-Vikings... Continue Reading →

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